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Famous Birthdays In January - 08

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

1081  On January - 08 birth of henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25)  

1556  On this day in history birth of uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623)  

1583  On January - 08 birth of simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist  

1587  On this day in history birth of johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots)  

1589  On this day in history birth of ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka)  

1601  Baltasar Gracián y Morales, Spanish writer (d. 1658) was born on January - 08.  

1628  Francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier was born on January - 08.  

1632  Samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist was born on January - 08.  

1635  Luis Manuel Fernández de Portocarrero, Spanish Archbishop (d. 1709) was born on January - 08.  

1658  On this day in history birth of nicolas Coustou, French sculptor (Descente de Croix)  

1668  On January - 08 birth of jean Gilles, composer  

1735  On this day in history birth of john Carroll, American Roman Catholic archbishop (d. 1815)  

1763  On this day in history birth of edmond Charles Genêt, French diplomat (d. 1834)  

1767  On January - 08 birth of abraham de Veer, Dutch governor-general of Suriname (1822-28)  

1777  Filippo Traetta, Italy, composer/musicologist was born on this day in history.  

1779  On this day in history birth of john White, composer  

1786  Nicholas Biddle, made 2nd bank of US 1st effective central bank was born on this day in history.  

1787  Johann Ludwig Bohner, composer was born on January - 08.  

1788  On January - 08 birth of erik Drake, composer  

1788  Archduke Rudolph of Austria (d. 1831) was born on this day in history.  

1788  On this day in history birth of pavel Kiselyov, Russian general and politician (d. 1874)  

1791  On January - 08 birth of jacob Collamer, (Sen-Vt)  

1792  Lowell Mason, Medfield Mass, organist/composer (Zebulo) was born on this day in history.  

1805  On January - 08 birth of john Bigler, American politician (d. 1871)  

1805  Orson Hyde, American religious leader (d. 1878) was born on January - 08.  

1810  Robert Schumann, Zwickau Germ, composer (Neue Zeitschrift fuer Musik) was born on this day in history.  

1812  Sigismond Fortune Francois Thalberg, composer was born on January - 08.  

1812  William Henry Holmes, composer was born on January - 08.  

1814  Johannes Kneppelhout, [Klikspaan], Dutch humorist was born on January - 08.  

1814  Thomas Green, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864 was born on January - 08.  

1815  On January - 08 birth of george Webb Morell, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1883  

1815  Lawrence Pike Graham, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1905 was born on January - 08.  

1817  John Selden Roane, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1867 was born on January - 08.  

1817  Sir Theophilus Shepstone, South African statesman (d. 1893) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In January - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0482  On January - 08 severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies  

0624  Abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle on January - 08.  

1100  Death of Antipope Clement III (bc. 1029) on this day in history.  

1107  On this day in history death of edgar of Scotland (b. 1074)  

1198  On this day in history coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies  

1324  Marco Polo, Venetian explorer/gov of Nanking, dies on this day in history.  

1336  Giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71 on this day in history.  

1455  Laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73 on January - 08.  

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